Bradley Johnson Accident: 22-year-old man of Liberal, KS dies in a truck accident, Obituary

Liberal, Kansas – It is with heavy hearts that we mourn the passing of Bradley Johnson, a beloved alumnus of Clarksville Public Schools in Arkansas, hailing from Liberal, Kansas. Bradley tragically lost his life at the young age of 22 in a fatal truck accident near Greeley, Colorado on Thursday, September 14, 2023, leaving his family, friends, and colleagues in shock and disbelief. This devastating news was confirmed through a post shared on Cattle Rolling Crew the following day. It is stated,

Yall say a prayer for this young cow hauler…. he lost his life in a wreck last night near Greeley, Colorado. He was 22 years old. He is the grandson of Donald Branstine.Rest in peace Bradley Johnson.

Bradley Johnson was not just a cow hauler; he was a compassionate individual who deeply cared for the welfare of the animals he transported. His dedication and exceptional ability to maintain composure under intense circumstances were admired by everyone who knew him. Bradley’s commitment to ensuring the safety and comfort of the animals during transportation spoke volumes about his character.

Kenny Kohlhof shared,

Well ole son, we are gonna miss you. Maybe many of you can remember what Gus McCrae said about his friend Deets in the movie Lonesome Dove………..“Served with me 1 1/2 years. Hauled hundreds of loads in all kinds of conditions. Cheerful in all kinds of weathers.Never shirked at task.Splendid behavior.It’s looking like a week from Saturday (9-23-23) we are going to carry this soldier home. We are asking that anyone who wants to bring their truck to Liberal KS bring it on down and we will convoy this boy to rest.Thank youKenny

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Born and raised in Liberal, Kansas, Bradley also called Grand Island, Nebraska, home at some point in his life. He pursued his education at Clarksville Public Schools in Arkansas and furthered his studies at Arkansas State University-Newport. Over the years, he worked in various roles, including a Delivery Driver at Domino’s Pizza India and as a driver for We Drive CFI. He had a notable work history that demonstrated his dedication and commitment.

To support Bradley Johnson’s family during this difficult time, a GoFundMe page was set up by Ken Kohlhof, a resident of Dannebrog, NE, on September 16, 2023. The goal of the fundraiser is to gather funds to ease the financial burden the family is facing due to this tragedy. The initial target amount was set at $10,000, and generous donors have contributed a total of $2,490 till now towards this cause, displaying the community’s solidarity and compassion.

In the words of the fundraiser, “This young man worked for me. He was honest, hardworking, loyal, and responsible. These funds will be used to help defray the costs incurred by his family to make his final arrangements and travel costs so they may all be together to send this good boy to meet his maker.”

As we remember Bradley Johnson, may we find solace in cherishing the moments shared with him and supporting his family through this challenging time. Our thoughts and prayers are with Bradley’s loved ones, and may he rest in peace.

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